Island News

Port Blair, 29 Aug 2014/--/In pursuance of the Supreme Court’s order, the Andaman & Nicobar Administration has framed rules to remove unauthorized religious structures, including temples, churches, mosques,...
Port Blair, 29 Aug 2014/--/Taking exception to the creation of 31 posts in PBMC, the A&N State BJP has requested the Lt. Governor to accord permission for one time regularisation of 1370 DRM's who have put in around...
Port Blair, 29 Aug 2014/--/BJP A&N Islands president Vishal Jolly has drawn the attention of the  Lt Governor about the problems faced by the farmers of Diglipur in the disposal of their produce. General Manager,...

West Bengal & Other States

Kolkata, 29 Aug 2014/--/Mamata Banerjee’s recent business promotion trip to Singapore hade made little impact in West Bengal. Hardly any words of hope came out since the Chief Minister’s large contingent came back from that rich island State. State finance minister Amit Mitra however made no less...
Joynagar, 29 Aug 2014/--/A Block Land Revenue Officer was stabbed after getting down from train at Joynagar station in Sealdah South section of South 24 Parganas district today. The accused, identified as one Dulal Naskar, was caught by locals with a sharp-edged weapon and handed over to the police...

Sports News

Copenhagen, 29 Aug 2014/--/Indian teen sensation P V Sindhu assured herself of a second consecutive bronze medal at the World Championship but it was curtains for star shuttler Saina Nehwal after she suffered a straight...
Nottingham, 29 Aug 2014/--/While they seek to continue their winning momentum and take an unassailable 2-0 lead, India were dealt a blow ahead of the third one-dayer against England here tomorrow as opener Rohit Sharma...

Hills (Darjelling) News

KALIMPONG, 29 Aug 2014/--/Kalimpong MLA and Gorkha Janmukti Morcha spokesperson Harka Bahadur Chhetri has said the September 2 meeting scheduled between Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and GJM chief Bimal Gurung may not...
Darjeeling, 29 Aug 2014/--/Gorkhaland Territorial Administration chief executive Bimal Gurung on Friday laid the foundation stone for a Gorkha Bhawan at Saket in Delhi that is estimated to cost Rs17 crore. The four-...
KURSEONG, 29 Aug 2014/--/The innumerable pipes laid down by the PHE department of Kurseong for supplying water in town criss-cross drains and roadsides and their numbers are increasing with the passing of each day is...

National News

New Delhi, 29 Aug 2014/--/The passage of a legislation on apprentices will create an additional 23 lakh seats, Union labour and employment minister Narendra Singh Tomar said today and asked states to ensure its proper...
New Delhi, 29 Aug 2014/--/A delegation of Congress leaders led by DPCC chief Arvinder Singh Lovely today met the Chief Election Comissioner (CEC) and drew his attention to BJP's attempt to "saffronise" the bureaucracy...

Business News

Kolkata, 29 Aug 2014/--/Chandrashekhar Krishnamurthy, joined the State Bank of India as a Probationary Officer in 1982 after completing Bachelor's Degree with Hons in Mathematics & Statistics from Bhopal University...
Chittaranjan/ Kolkata, 29 Aug 2014/--/A   Vendors’    Meet    of    Micro   &   Small Enterprises ( MSEs)  was  organized   in   Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW) on Thursday  in   the   Administrative   building...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 29 Aug 2014/--/The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the National Stock Exchange (NSE), Forex, Money and all commodity markets, including bullion and oils & oilseeds, remained closed today on account of 'Ganesh Chaturthi'.

Reflex Action

29 Aug 2014/--/Prime Minister Narendrabhai Damodardass Modi is slated to visit US in September for the UN General Assembly. He will also meet Barak Obama in Washington and co-chair the India-US Summit. Defence cooperation will be one of the area to come up for discussion. The US Defence Secretary Ch...

Political Delicacies

24 Aug 2014/--/An alliance between the Congress, the Samajwadi Party and the Rashtriya Lok Dal of Ajit Singh  is on the cards. The ball will set rolling keeping in view  the biennial elections to Rajy...
17 Aug 2014/--/Rahul Gandhi, who is being held responsible by many Congressmen  for the party’s defeat, has been given a clean chit by A K Antony, who was asked by Congress president Sonia Gandhi, to...

North Bengal News

Siliguri, 29 Aug 2014/--/The third edition of the North Bengal Conclave organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry in association with the West Bengal government witnessed no representation from other districts...
Siliguri, 29 Aug 2014/--/Darjeeling MP Surendra Singh Ahluwalia on Friday demanded that a Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) be set up in Siliguri at the earliest to reduce harassment to passport applicants of north Bengal. He...
RAIGANJ, 29 Aug 2014/--/Raiganj Block Congress president Liakat Ali has filed a Public Interest litigation with the Calcutta High Court demanding the establishment of an AIIMS-like super specialty hospital at its pre-...

Video News

Echo World

Washington, 28 Aug 2014/--/US President Barack Obama has been briefed by his top cabinet ministers who recently met Prime Minister Narendra Modi during their visits to India and discussed the broad relationship between...
Jeddah, 28 Aug 2014/--/The first Hajj flight from India carrying 235 pilgrims has arrived in Madinah in Saudi Arabia. Air India flight AI 5001 arrived on Wednesday at Prince Mohammed International Airport in Madinah...

Editorial

29 Aug 2014/--/The Supreme Court has declined to enter into a field which it thinks is the exclusive domain of the Prime Minister and the State Chief Ministers. The apex court has held that the ‘ethos’ of the Constitution ‘expected’ the PM and the CMs not to include a person on their council of ministers if a trial court had framed charges against him. A tainted minister should not be given or kep...